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1 hr ago | Daily Mail

Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Meryl Davis sizzle in snap taken at show premiere

Not smiling now! Adrian Peterson breaks cover after his arrest for whipping his four-year-old son - as Minnesota Governor says he should be suspended by the Vikings Boy, 17, is left in critical condition after he 'stopped breathing for FIVE MINUTES' when he was Tasered by cop during traffic stop Top general admits that US could put troops on ground for 'close combat advising' in fight against ISIS in Iraq CBS permanently pull Rihanna from NFL coverage after singer posts 'f*** you' tweet at being dropped 'because she is a victim of a domestic violence' What does your country really think about breastfeeding? From 'embarrassing' in China to 'natural' in America, how perspectives vary across the globe Bill Cosby had a vile temper, punched out comic Tommy Smothers and was a hard-partying philanderer caught in a love child scandal, reveals new book And it's only Day 2! Rosie O'Donnell shuts ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | Freshnews

EPIX Original Documentary To Russia with Love Explores LGBT Human...

Premium entertainment network EPIX announced today that Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch will lend her voice to the EPIX Original Documentary, To Russia With Love , that will make its World Premiere Wednesday, October 29 at 8PM ET . To Russia with Love explores human rights through the lens of LGBT athletes, with iconoclastic athlete and commentator Johnny Weir serving as the viewers' guide into this world.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Entertainment Weekly

'Dancing With the Stars' season premiere recap: Don't text and dance with a feather boa on

Celebs from the digital, design, and "dude" world take the dance floor for the first time and creative chaos ensues. I JUST WALK AWAY At least Betsey Johnson probably made Lolo Jones feel a little bit better about her major mess up.

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The Florida Times-Union

Olympic medalists, rock singers to team up for ice show in Jacksonville

Pandora Unforgettable Holiday Moments on Ice, a nationally televised skating and music show, returns to Jacksonville in November, this time with a rock 'n'roll theme and five Olympic gold medalists. Among the skaters scheduled to appear are Meryl Davis and Charlie White, who won gold at the 2014 Olympics and two world championships; Evan Lysacek, who won gold at the 2010 Olympics and a world championship in 2009; Brian Boitano, who won gold at the 1988 Olympics and the world championship in '85, '86.

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ABC News

Kostner Summoned in Schwazer Doping Case

Former figure skating world champion Carolina Kostner will appear before Italian Olympic Committee officials investigating whether she was complicit in doping by her former boyfriend and Olympic race walking champion Alex Schwazer. In a brief statement on Monday, CONI says it has summoned Kostner to a hearing on Friday following media reports about evidence she gave to Bolzano prosecutors investigating the case.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Local sports digest: Polina Edmunds set for figure skating season opener

San Jose Olympian Polina Edmunds headlines the figure skating season-opener starting Thursday at the U.S. International Classic in Salt Lake City. Edmunds, 16, will debut her new programs for the upcoming season.

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Examiner.com

Five things to watch for at the 2014 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic

The start of the 2014-2015 figure skating season is finally upon us with many skaters competing for the first time this season at the 2014 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic . Kicking off on Thursday, September 11 this event will prove to be the starting point for many skaters and will begin to answer many questions that still hang in the balance following the Olympic Games.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

U.S. Figure Skating

(8/22/14) Frank Carroll to Assist with Team USA Mentoring Program

U.S. Figure Skating and Frank Carroll have entered into an agreement to provide services and support for U.S. Figure Skating's performance enhancement and tracking program.

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Deadline

Nickelodeon Partners With NFL, MLS & NASCAR For NickSports

Coming on the heels of Nickelodeon 's inaugural Kids Choice Sports Awards this summer, NickSports , a primetime sports-themed block, debuts Wednesday September 3 at 9 PM ET on Nicktoons.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

CNN

Is forcible kissing by women OK?

Kissing in Japan by men is more often than not done abruptly and forcibly. This form of kissing is called "Muri-chu", non-consensual and forcible kissing.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Cleveland.com

Silver medal by student in national collegiate competition puts Tri-C ...

Silver medal by student in national collegiate competition puts Tri-C on the figure skating map: Michael K. McIntyre's Tipoff Katie McBeath of Garfield Heights took home the silver in the U.S. Collegiate Figure Skating Championships in Rochester Hills, Michigan, this month.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Suria

Figure skating medal sweep no fluke,...

Japan's figure skating king Yuzuru Hanyu on Wednesday warned rivals that his Olympic and world gold medal double earlier this year was no fluke, promising more fireworks in the new season.

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NorthJersey.com

TV best bets: Wed., August 27

She returns to the panel in the new episode "Top 4 Perform & Eliminations," the series' penultimate telecast this season - since the winner will be announced next week.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

Korean Newcomer Wins First Gold in Men's Figure Skating

Lee Joon-hyung became the first Korean male figure skater to win a Junior Grand Prix event hosted by the International Skating Union.

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Examiner.com

Champs camp for the best skaters in the USA comes to Colorado Springs

Every year, sometime in August, the best figure skaters in the USA come to the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado for US Figure Skating 's Champs Camp.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Switched

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, Olympic Gold Medalist, Walks For The First Time Since ATV Accident

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, a six-time Olympic gold medalist in swimming, has taken her first steps since an ATV accident in June left her paralyzed from the waist down.

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Sydney Morning Herald

'We overdid the frolics'

Japanese figure-skating heartthrob Daisuke Takahashi has denied being the victim of sexual harassment as a scandal raged over magazine photos of him in the clutches of the 49-year-old boss of his sport, local media reported Friday.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Julianne Hough returns to 'Dancing With the Stars' as a judge

Julianne Hough will be the fourth judge on the new season of "Dancing With the Stars."

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

'Sex harassment' scandal rocks skating in Japan

A sexual harassment scandal was gripping Japan's skating world on Wednesday after pictures emerged of a young heartthrob Olympian in the clutches of the 49-year-old boss of his sport.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The London Free Press

Tessa Virtue chucks skate blades for golf clubs

Tessa Virtue is happy with her pitche up to the 17th green at the London Hunt Club with her caddie Scott Moir watching carefully.

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